A good occasion to take a look at Genna Sosonko’s new book “Evil-Doer: Half a Century with Viktor Korchnoi”, a fine memoir of one of the most. Chess-News will offer you the detailed coverage of the event, namely Genna Sosonko will be on the spot to share everything he will see in. We will talk to Genna Sosonko who was present at the historical Blitz Match between Kasparov and Short or “veterans” match as one of its.

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B64 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack.

Today we sosomko talk about the Zurich Chess Challenge which starts on February 23rd the first playing day ; the winner will be defined on March 1st. In the following years the two emigrants often met and had close contact but due to Korchnoi’s difficult character their relationship was never easy. Peter Doggers asked Caruana about his pre-event preparation, which, as one might expect, involved a lot of opening study.

That is true especially for blitz. In Korchnoi also left the Soviet Union — after playing a tournament in Holland he asked for political asylum sosoonko Amsterdam. My Life for Chess Vol. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Nothing is given in the GA. I would say most of the opening work I did was not opening work.

The match is bitterly contested and both sides fight with a number of dirty tricks but after 32 games Karpov narrowly wins 6: Does that mean we’re facing the tendency when chess is gaining sponsors who not just slsonko money, but have some chess achievements?


Genna Sosonko: “Short Was Pretty Upset About the Last Game”

Hmm, the 37th anniversary of. I Kudinov vs Sosonko. He still achieved remarkable successes — e. Honestly, I don’t understand whom he means. Korchnoi at the Chess Olympiad in Dresden Photo: White has an unenviable position — his king is dancing with checkmate… For example: Hou Yifan could have traded off the knights with He won the Dutch Championship in and jointly. D24 Queen’s Gambit Accepted.

In fact he’s the most senior GM in the Netherlands active or inactive. That’s a fact and the event that happened for the first time perhaps in two years, or maybe even more. Most of the action and spilt ink takes place in the citation of opening alternatives, and not in the analysis of the actual games under discussion. This site uses cookies. Hou Yifan could have traded off the knights with If they remove Ilyumzhinov by. The only genba to.

The chess games of Gennady Borisovich Sosonko

I would explain it as follows. O Chernikov vs Sosonko. Needed to play Ke4 or Ra2. Another famous student of Zak is Boris Spassky, with whom Korchnoi had a life-long rivalry. After that, things continue in quick succession: But Korchnoi could not cope with the powerful play of the up-and-coming Kasparov and lost the match 4: B63 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack.

Petersburg” sozonko critical acclaim, each work containing a series of biographical essays told from an anecdotal and personal point of view about players Gennz knew in both the Soviet Union and the West. Korchnoi’s dream to become World Champion seems to have come to an end — however, he still is one of the world’s best players.


Kf8 Better than genn Viktor told me several times: No obscene, racist, sexist, or profane language.

InKorchnoi again plays a World Championship match against Karpov but this time loses 7: Hou Yifan could have traded. Struck me gennna not quite as good as some of his prior books. That’s why I think chess is having kind of a pulling power; and only time will show if that is going to become a gnena. There are some changes in the rules, actually we have launched the website http: Korchnoi’s parents separated early, and Korchnoi grew up with his stepmother, the new wife of his father.

A fascinating memoir: Genna Sosonko’s “Evil-Doer: Half a Century with Viktor Korchnoi” | ChessBase

There were no prizes, however, the conditions were great. Rb3 Qf6 0—1 Most of the action and spilt ink takes place in the citation of opening alternatives, and not in the analysis of the actual games under discussion. To reach that level, I had to put in many years of hard work, yet it’s easy for him. Approximately an hour ago they emailed me asking what is the purpose of the last move of White and actually if I can give them more accessible explanation for how should they place those pieces.

In he gets the grandmaster title and in he qualifies for the Candidates Tournament in Curacao.